Newsletter Sign-Up

Get Robyn's green smoothie
recipe free!


food for extraordinary health!

simple . affordable . delicious

We love the SOUTH! Part 3 of 3

Sometimes we meet readers who are just pure inspiration to us all. We got a letter from Annette before we left for Atlanta, telling us about her parents in advance of them coming to our class in South Carolina. Mel and Julie Lacock are 78 and 73, spry and healthy, and they’ve been eating a […]

6 Comments Continue Reading →

Mortality, goodbye to my grampa, and taking youth for granted

Last weekend my grampa was in a hospital with pneumonia, his blood pressure 70/30 and they were unable to get an IV needle in him. We talk every day, my aunt or my dad, and I, about whether it’s time to fly to Couer d’Alene (via Spokane) to say goodbye. The crisis seems to be […]

9 Comments Continue Reading →

beautiful and young at age 70! three ageless examples show the value of good nutrition!

I often hear people judging the raw vegan movement, or its credibility as a lifestyle, because a particular raw vegan doesn’t look good.  In fact, it is often debilitating health conditions that started the person on the path to raw/vegan in the first place. So they may have a long way to travel out of […]

28 Comments Continue Reading →

I need to gain some weight! Part 1 of 3

Dear GreenSmoothieGirl: I have a slight dilemma:  we have been working toward a whole foods lifestyle and I have 12 Steps to Whole Foods.  I have a supportive husband who is losing weight like me.  I’m ecstatic, him not so much.  He is 6 ft and 165 lbs and would love to be 175.  He […]

14 Comments Continue Reading →

The Quotable Dr. Thomas Lodi, OASIS, part 4 of 13

Sunday I want you to meet Christine, a patient at Oasis, who did a massive amount of homework before choosing to work with Dr. Lodi. Today I’m giving you some nuggets from Dr. Lodi’s lecture after mine in Mesa, plus other things he said last week during a patient education session, and talking with me […]

10 Comments Continue Reading →

Halloween Controversy: better to feed candy to the homeless? or nothing?

Last year on Halloween, I posted that I pay my kids $20 for the privilege of dumping their Halloween candy in the trash outside. On facebook, I have the interesting situation of 90% of my personal page’s friends being GSG readers, and 10% being people I actually know. One of my high-school friends, cheerleader Beth, […]

19 Comments Continue Reading →

Longevity Conference, Newport Beach Party House

I am so DONE with the HyperThrive Tour Party house! At the end of Hot Yoga in L.A. (not so hardcore as in Seattle, only 118 degrees instead of 120), all 200 lbs. and 6’4″ of Brent Hauver toppled and hit the ground in Tree Pose. It’s hateful to have balance problems when you’re that […]

36 Comments Continue Reading →

asia_68.JPG

Eating right while traveling internationally . . . last part

We visited a coastal area of China where the average age is 79 years old!   People very routinely live to be over 100 and the area has become known as the “longevity region.”   I asked the tour guide what they eat, and he said, local vegetables and fruit, and seafood.   I saw […]

6 Comments Continue Reading →